State Secretary for Labor and Social Affairs, responsible for Demographic policy and family issues

Maria Syregela

Maria Syregela is the Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, responsible for Demographic Policy and Family issues. He served as Secretary General of Family Policy and Gender Equality from July 2019 until January 2021 and is vice president of Women European People's Party (EPPWomen). He was vice-president of KETHI (Research Center Equality Issues) from 2013 to March 2015. He was also Vice-President of the YEPP (Youth of the European People's Party), from 2001 to 2005 and YEPP Representative in Western Balkan Democracy Initiative and the Southeastern European Forum, at the same time, while he was a member E.G. of ONNED, as head of International Relations, from 2001-2004 and in K.E. from 1998-2005. Maria Syregela has served in key positions, both in the private and in the public sector specializing mainly in human resources issues. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Kapodistrian University of Athens, with Master in Services Management for Executives of the University of Economics Athens and diploma thesis in the Policy and Strategy of the New Public New Public Management. He speaks English, French and Turkish. Maria Syregela is married to Fotis Kyriakopoulos, Civil Engineer and mother of two children, Vassilis and Konstantinos.